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The International Affairs Committee Meet with the Ambassadors of Seychelles

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The International Affairs Committee (IAC) chaired by Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari met with the Ambassadors of Seychelles during their current Ambassadors Retreat at the STC Conference Room on Friday 20th December 2019. The aim of this first collective meeting, which was requested by the IAC, was for the Members of the Committee to meet the Ambassadors face to face and to ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet with Nature Seychelles

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As part of its ongoing preparation before embarking on the project entitled: “Enhancing Coastal and Marine Socio-Ecological Resilience and Biodiversity Conservation in the Western Indian Ocean”, Nature Seychelles made a presentation to the International Affairs Committee (IAC) on the Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs) on Wednesday 18th December 2019.   The project is being funded by the German International Climate ...

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Madagascar Historically Joins SADC PF

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Madagascar joins SADC PF By Moses Magadza SWAKOPMUND, NAMIBIA – The island nation of Madagascar became the 15th SADC Member State to join the SADC Parliamentary Forum on Saturday, torching off scenes of jubilation. The SADC Region’s lawmakers unanimously passed a Motion for Madagascar’s admission to the regional interparliamentary body in Swakopmund, Namibia during the SADC PF 46th Plenary Assembly ...

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Seychelles Presents Commemorative Book to Hon. Speaker Prea

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  The Central Bank of Seychelles commemorated its 40th anniversary on 1st December 2018. The institution closed its yearlong anniversary with the launching of a book entitled ‘Central Bank of Seychelles 1978-2018 – Celebrating 40 years of Central Banking’ dedicating the Institution’s milestones. In a short handover ceremony, the Central Bank Governor, Miss. Caroline Abel presented a copy of the ...

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SADC PF Calls for Proposals and Terms of Reference for Consultancy

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY TO CONDUCT A JOB EVALUATION AND SALARY REVIEW EXERCISE FOR THE SADC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM BACKGROUND 1.1.    In line with its Strategic Plan (2019-2023), the SADC Parliamentary Forum aspires to become an apex inter-parliamentary organisation that stands as the effective Flag-Bearer of democratisation and socio-economic development for the SADC region. In this ...

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The International Affairs Committee Meet With a High Level EU Delegation

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The International Affairs Committee (IAC), led by Hon. Jean-Francois Ferrari met with a high level delegation comprising of Ambassadors of the EU Members States headed by the EU Ambassador, H.E Mr. Vincent Degert on Thursday afternoon, as part of the 7th EU-Seychelles political dialogue. The meeting was held at the National Assembly and involved discussions focusing on strengthening the cooperation ...

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Minister Jean-Paul Adam Presents a Statement to Commemorate World AIDS Day 2019

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The Minister for Health, Mr. Jean-Paul Adam presented a Statement in commemoration of World AIDS Day 2019. The commemoration of World AIDS Day, which will take place on 1 December 2019, is an important opportunity to recognize the essential role that communities have played and continue to play in the AIDS response at the international, national and local levels. This ...

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A Child Historically Addresses the National Assembly for a Second Time to Commemorate World Children’s Day 2019

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For the second time in the history of the National Assembly a child addressed the House this morning to amplify the voices of all children in Seychelles in commemoration of World Children’s Day 2019. Mr. Misael Bristol, a Secondary student from the Mont Fleuri School, supported by the National Council for Children, addressed the House, urging the Leaders of the ...

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Newly Accredited Ambassador of Japan to Seychelles Meets with the Speaker

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The newly accredited Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Ryoichi Horie met with the Speaker, Hon. Nicholas Prea on Thursday morning.   The Speaker welcomed Ambassador Horie and congratulated him on his accreditation.   The friendly discussions focused on strengthening the partnership between Seychelles and Japan in various areas of common interests such as fisheries, tourism ...

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The Budget Address Kicks off the 2020 Budget Debates

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The Budget Address presented by the Minister of Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning, Mr. Maurice Loustau-Lalanne kicked off the beginning of the Budget Phase for the National Assembly. And for the first time, members of civil society were invited as Guests to view the Address from the Public Gallery. The week after, on Tuesday 5th November, Hon. Wavel Ramkalawan ...

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